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High level breakfast meeting on Empowering Women in Agriculture (EWA) initiative held during 27th session of the African Union Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
Nuevo estudio de la FAO visibiliza los aportes de las mujeres a las cadenas de valor de la yuca, quinua, maíz y algodón.
Countries from Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia participated last week in a Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics for the Agricultural and Rural Sector.
FAO and India's SEWA seek closer cooperation to boost rural women's access to land, skills and financial resources
Partnership would include capacity development and empowerment initiatives.
FAO presents gender profiles for agricultural and rural sectors of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Interim findings show sector is run mainly by women, and that almost half of all vendors in central Accra operate near a school, making them a central element in the nutrition of school children.
Zooming in on Dimitra Clubs in the Niger: Niamey meeting highlights gender-sensitive communication tool
Earlier this month, FAO Representative in the Niger, Lassaad Lachaal, launched "Zoom on the Dimitra Clubs in Niger," a one-day meeting on the key role of Dimitra Clubs in the country's development of rural communities through information and gender-sensit
The new project, launched last month in a ceremony in the city of Aley, will focus on women dairy processors, training in dairy processing techniques, hygiene and disinfection practices.
Among Malawi's rural women, men and youth, a nationwide mass media campaign is creating awareness and fostering debate about the issues surrounding child labour in agriculture.
An FAO project aims at equal access to rural services for women, along with gender-sensitive agricultural extension services and personnel.
Sixteen women from across the Cordillera Administrative Region and Mindanao are representing the Philippines in the Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women spearheaded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter
Ministers of Gender and Women’s Affairs from ECOWAS countries pledge to work to ensure that gender is adequately addressed in the implementation of the ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative.
Making collective and individual commitments for achieving worldwide gender equity.
Stories, successes, and results for rural women’s economic empowerment: joint UN programme gathers speed
How a multi-agency programme is making a difference in the lives of rural women around the world.
In the framework of its support to Ebola recovery, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) donated a generator to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative.
2016 African Union Year of Human Rights: FAO and AU focus on women's rights to land, food, decent employment
Key stakeholders at AU meetings last month discussed practical actions to improve the livelihoods of African women, particularly in the context of agriculture and agro-processing initiatives.
Closing the digital gender gap: women farmers in South Africa receive ICT training under the “She Will Connect” programme.
ASEAN countries could boost productivity of their agribusinesses simply by improving opportunities for women to participate in the sector on an equal footing with men, a senior UN official said.
The Power of the Adolescent Girl: FAO, UN, global community mark International Day of the Girl Child
There are nearly 600 million girls aged 10 to 19 in the world today. As the global community marks the International Day of the Girl Child this week, FAO recognizes the enormous potential of adolescent girls to transform rural communities and play their p
“Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture,” the latest module of the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, was launched today during a side event of the 42nd session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome. The publication provides comprehensive guid